Asus unveiled its new notebook featuring Intel Kaby Lake Processor namely, the Asus R558UQ Laptop. The R558UQ Laptop comes in two variants, Core i7 and Core i5. R558UQ is the successor of the R558 that was launched in June 2016.
On hardware specifications, the Asus R558UQ Laptop sports a 15.6-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) LED-backlit display at 200 nits. The notebook will be available in two processor models – one powered by a 2.7GHz Intel Core i7-7500U processor and the other powered by 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U processor, while both feature Intel HD Graphics 620 integrated graphics. While the former will features 8GB of DDR4 RAM, the latter will have 4GB of DDR4 RAM. The laptop houses USB Type-C ports and Nvidia GeForce 940MX (N16S-GTR) dedicated graphics with 2GB of DDR3 video RAM. The notebook also features a VGA webcam, a 1TB 5400RPM HDD, and SD card reader support.
As per company listing, the Asus R558UQ Laptop is backed by a 2-cell 38Whr Li-ion battery. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet jack, HDMI, and a headphone jack. The notebook measures 256x150x25.5mm and weighs 2.3kg. The R558UQ- Core i7 model comes priced at Rs. 59,990 and the Core i5 variant comes priced at Rs. 48,990.